The Nasik The Nasik Kumbh Kumbh Mela Mela 2015 2015
Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering of people for a religious purpose in the world. Millions of people gather on different places for this auspicious occasion. Kumbha is a Sanskrit word for Pitcher, sometimes referred to as the Kalasha. Kumbh Mela is celebrated four times every 12 years, the site of the observance rotating between four pilgrimage places on four sacred rivers: at Haridwar on the Ganges river, at Ujjain on the Shipra, at Nasik on the Godavari, and at Allahabad on the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical river Sarasvati.
Kumbh Mela is taking place in Nasik in 2015. It draws millions of devotees and tourists from all over the country and the world. Trimbakeshwar is a holy town that houses one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. It also is the origin of the river Godavari and is situated 38 kms away from Nasik. According to historical records, Nasik is one of four places where the elixir of immortality, the ‘amrit’, fell to earth from a pitcher as gods and demons were engaged in the tussle to gain the ownership of the jar full of ‘amrit’. The Kumbh Mela rotates among the four holy sites every three years. The Kumbh Mela is marked by millions of devotees’plunge into the river Godavari that is believed would cleanse their souls leading to salvation. Aritual bath at a predetermined time and place is the major event of the festival.
Important Dates for Nashik kumbha Mela 14 July 2015 : Main ceremony at Ram Kunda 14 Aug 2015 : Flag hoisting of Akhara at Sadhugram Auspicious Dates of Kumbh Mela Starts from here 26 Aug 2015 : Shravan Shudha - First Snan 29 Aug 2015 : Shravan Purnima - First Shahi snan at Ram Kunda Bhadrapad Amavasya - Second Shahi Snan (main bathing day) 13 Sept 2015 : 18 Sept 2015 : Bhadrapad Shukla Panchami - Third Shahi Snan 25 Sept 2015 : Bhadrapad Shukla Dwadashi - Vaman Dwadashi Snan
The photographers and people interested in typical spiritual culture of India are mesmerized by the festival as it is the gathering of all of India’s spiritual traditions. The major event of the festival is ritual bathing at the banks of the river Godavari. Other activities include religious discussions, devotional singing, mass feeding of holy men and women and the poor, and religious assemblies where doctrines are debated and standardized. Kumbh Mela is the most sacred of all the pilgrimage. For More Details and Bookings, mail us at email@example.com or directly contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
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